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Tripod Bowl

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Clay, slip
  • Place Made: Western Iran, Iran
  • DATES early 2nd millennium B.C.E.
    DIMENSIONS height: 9 13/16 in. (25 cm) diameter: 11 5/8 in. (29.5 cm)  (show scale)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 2015.65.19
    CREDIT LINE Gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, NYC, in memory of James F. Romano
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Tripod Bowl, early 2nd millennium B.C.E. Clay, slip, height: 9 13/16 in. (25 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, NYC, in memory of James F. Romano, 2015.65.19. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Photograph courtesy of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, New York, CUR.2015.65.19_Sackler_Foundation_image.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, CUR.2015.65.19_Sackler_Foundation_image.jpg. Photograph courtesy of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, New York, 2015
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION A bowl having concave sides and a flaring mouth with rounded rim. The slightly convex base is supported by three evenly spaced tapering feet of slightly rectangular section. The exterior of the bowl is completely covered with rows of crosshatched triangles, the bottom three rows pointing up, the top two rows down. Between these two zones is a row of opposing triangles arranged to form a band of reserved diamonds.
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     <em>Tripod Bowl</em>, early 2nd millennium B.C.E. Clay, slip, height: 9 13/16 in. (25 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, NYC, in memory of James F. Romano, 2015.65.19. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Photograph courtesy of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, New York, CUR.2015.65.19_Sackler_Foundation_image.jpg)